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Young Israelis, Gazans Live-Tweet Raw But Different Versions of Conflict
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 14:36:51 GMT
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ABC News
While the Israeli military and Hamas continue to fire rockets across the Israel-Gaza border today, regular citizens on both sides are using Twitter to launch a war of words about the conflict. Raw accounts of buildings being bombed and rockets going off have ...
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Sierra Leone declares emergency as Ebola death toll hits 729
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 14:46:46 GMT
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FREETOWN (Reuters) - Sierra Leone declared a state of emergency and called in troops to quarantine Ebola victims on Thursday, joining neighboring Liberia in imposing tough controls as the death toll from the worst-ever outbreak of the virus hit 729 in West ...
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Wisconsin Supreme Court upholds controversial anti-union law
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 14:33:41 GMT
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CBS News
MADISON, Wis. -- The Wisconsin Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the 2011 law that effectively ended collective bargaining for most public workers, sparked massive protests and led to Republican Gov. Scott Walker's recall election and rise to national ...
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Ukraine declares one-day cease-fire in east; investigators reach site of airliner ...
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 14:36:17 GMT
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Washington Post
KIEV, Ukraine — The Ukrainian military declared a one-day cease-fire Thursday throughout eastern Ukraine in its offensive against pro-Russian rebels, two weeks after a Malaysian airliner was shot down over the region. A team of international experts made ...
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Jonnie Williams paints McDonnells as broke, willing to make a deal
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 13:26:45 GMT
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RICHMOND -- Wealthy businessman Jonnie Williams will retake the stand to begin day four of the federal corruption trial of former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell and his wife Maureen. Williams, who until recently was the CEO of Star Scientific, is the ...
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GOP-led House votes to sue Obama in first-of-its-kind lawsuit
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 13:21:05 GMT
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Los Angeles Times
House Speaker John A. Boehner, flanked by Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers and Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy, speaks to reporters on Capitol Hill on Tuesday. House Speaker John A. Boehner, flanked by Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers and Majority Leader ...
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Jobless Claims in US in Past Month Drop to Eight-Year Low
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 12:38:27 GMT
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Fewer Americans filed applications for unemployment insurance benefits over the past month than at any time in more than eight years, signaling employers are hanging on to workers as demand improves. The four-week average of jobless claims, ...
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Argentina blames US mediator for debt default
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 14:16:47 GMT
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BBC News
Argentina has blamed the US for its debt default, calling the mediator in failed talks "incompetent". Cabinet Chief Jorge Capitanich said his country was considering opening proceedings at international tribunals in The Hague after it was declared to be in ...
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Justin Bieber Posts Picture of Orlando Bloom Crying
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 14:43:28 GMT
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Don't expect the feud between Justin Bieber and Orlando Bloom to die down anytime soon. On Wednesday - less than 24 hours after Bloom tried to punch Bieber in an Ibiza nightclub - the 20-year-old posted a taunting picture on Instagram of Bloom crying.
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As acquire Jon Lester, send Cespedes to Boston
Thu, 31 Jul 2014 14:29:18 GMT
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Jon Lester and Jonny Gomes have been traded to the Oakland Athletics in exchange for outfielder Yoenis Cespedes and a competitive balance pick in 2015, according to two baseball officials with direct knowledge of the trade. The officials spoke to USA ...
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